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[Europe] Poland to challenge EU menthol cigarette ban

Poland is appealing to the European Court of Justice this week against EU legislation that will see menthol and other flavoured tobacco products banned by 2016.
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:30

Poland to appeal against EU ban on flavoured tobacco

Menthol cigarettes, which account for 20% of sales, should be considered a traditional product, says deputy prime minister / Poland is to appeal to the European court of justice over an EU ban on flavoured tobacco products, saying it will be unfairly aff
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 06:54

[Europe] Poland to appeal ban on flavored cigarettes

Polish officials will try to block the ban on menthol cigarettes ... Poland is currently working on the appeal to be filed with the EU’s Court of Justice. “Polish government wants to demonstrate that the Tobacco Directive is based on unsound legal ground
Warsaw Business Journal (pl)
added May 15, 2014 13:09

[Poland] Krakow public transport bans e-cigarettes

The new by-law is to become effective in May, and follows on from the cities of Warsaw, Poznan and Lodz, where similar regulations have been enforced. Deputy director of Krakow’s Communal Infrastructure and Transport Authority, Marcin Korusiewicz told jo
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Apr 29, 2014 07:36

Nicolites expands into Poland

Leading UK electronic cigarette maker Nicolites is expanding into Poland after noticing a growing demand for its products from Polish customers on its website.
The Grocer (uk)
added Mar 3, 2014 10:39

Majority of adults in Poland support smoke-free public places

In January 2014, Poland released its results from a tobacco survey conducted during November 2013, surveying adults 15 years and older. Highlights from the 2013 tobacco survey in Poland are as follows: Approximately 27% of men, 18% of women and 22% over
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 29, 2014 18:56

Health improvement in Poland is contingent on continued extensive tobacco control measures

A new article shows the progress made in Poland in tobacco control, but stresses that continued improvement is contingent on extensive tobacco control measures. Tobacco smoking is a major avoidable single cause of premature mortality in Poland. Almost one
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:01

Contrasting academic and tobacco industry estimates of illicit cigarette trade: evidence from Warsaw, Poland

Our findings are consistent with previous evidence of the tobacco industry exaggerating the scope of illicit trade and with the general pattern of the industry manipulating evidence to mislead the debate on tobacco control policy in many countries. Colla
Tobacco Control
added Aug 15, 2013 08:18

[Europe] Poland pushes for EU tobacco subsidies

Minister of Agriculture Stanislaw Kalemba has redoubled efforts to secure subsidies for Polish tobacco farmers as EU agricultural ministers meet in Luxembourg. Polish Agriculture Minister Stanislaw Kalemba (L) chats with Dacian Ciolos (R), the European
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:27

[Eastern Europe, Poland] Tobacco Creates New East-West Divide in Europe

New rules to be discussed by European Union ministers on Friday would ban menthol and slim cigarettes, a move designed to improve Europeans’ health but one that has divided it broadly along Cold War lines. Led by Poland, which also happens to be one of
New York Times
added Jun 20, 2013 16:24
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